Palestinians in Israeli jails end 40-day hunger strike
May 31, 2017, 05:24
Over 800 Palestinians jailed in Israeli prisons ended a 40-day hunger strike on Saturday after reaching an agreement over their demands.
"The prisoners win, they are suspending their strike", said the headline on the Palestinian Maan news agency, a private outlet.
She said it came after a deal was reached with the Palestinian Authority and the Red Cross for prisoners to receive a second family visit each per month. Barghouti was negotiating with the Israeli authority on behalf of the prisoners in an attempt to end the strike before Ramadan. Palestinian Fatah Party Recruitment Commissioner Jamal Muheisen declared that over 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails have suspended their hunger strike after a deal with the Israeli Prisons Authority.
Hundreds of Palestinians have been jailed by Israel since the 1967 war.
Barghouti, a leader in Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement, was convicted of murder over the killing of Israelis during the second Palestinian intifada, or uprising, and sentenced in 2004 to five life terms.
Demonstrations in support of the prisoners had been held across the occupied West Bank leading to repeated bloody clashes with Israeli security forces.
In particular, the prisoners demanded ending solitary confinement and detention without trial and the right for more family visits.
There are now 6,500 Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel, including more than 500 administrative detainees, according to Jerusalem-based prisoner rights group Addameer.
The prisoners will now be allowed two jail visits every month instead of one. Around 550 Palestinian prisoners have not even been put through the charade of a court appearance.
But the Israeli prison spokesperson reportedly "declined to comment on whether any of the other demands were met".
Some observers say the Palestinian Authority's refusal to pay for Israeli energy was one way to try to win back some control of Gaza. He urged the global community to support the prisoners and demanded that Israel respect their rights and human dignity.
What's behind Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike? "Right up to 8 am on Friday, the Israel Prisons Service insisted that no negotiations were possible", Fares told AFP.
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